News tagged with vehicle emissions

Hong Kong air pollution equals record high

Hong Kong air pollution has equalled a record high registered in 2000, triggering a warning for people with heart or respiratory illnesses, according to the Environmental Protection Department.

Oct 24, 2009
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Seattle Charges Up for Electric Cars

(AP) -- Over the next two years, 2,500 charging stations for electric vehicles will be built in the Seattle area as part of a partnership between Nissan North America and the Electric Transportation Engineering ...

Dec 15, 2009
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Philippines launches electric tricycles

The Philippines wants to replace millions of petrol-powered tricycles with electric ones as part of efforts to clean up the nation's polluting mass transport system, President Benigno Aquino said Friday.

Apr 15, 2011
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'Mining' for metals using Nature's machines

Researchers in the University' s Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence and the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) aim to develop ways to extract platinum group metals (PGM) discarded during mine processing which ...

Sep 21, 2012
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Fuel economy remains at all-time high

(Phys.org) —For the second month in a row, fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the United States remains at a record high, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

Mar 08, 2013
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